Balanced Offensive and Defensive Attack Leads Hoyas Past UMBC

Short stop Alexandria Anttila led Georgetown on offense going two-for-three with a home run and two RBI.

April 3, 2012

Box Score

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University softball team (15-20, 0-3 BIG EAST) downed the UMBC Retrievers (17-16) in Baltimore, Md. by a score of 8-0 on Tuesday afternoon.

Megan Hyson (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) led off with a single in the first, and Mackensey Carter (Mission Viejo, Calif./Mission Viejo) brought Hyson home with a double to make the score 1-0. The Hoyas tallied two more runs in the second after Alexandria Anttila (Antioch, Ill./Antioch Community) hit a homerun with Elyse Graziano (Floral Park, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy) on second.

The Blue & Gray kept the momentum going in the third, with Taylor Koenig (Akron, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) hitting a single up the middle to bring Anttila home to score. Shikara Lowe (Beaverton, Ore./Jesuit) had a base hit to load the bases in the top of the fourth. Carter was walked for the unearned run giving Georgetown the 6-0 lead.

Hannah Slovacek (Austin, Texas/Westlake) hit a solo home run to lead off in the seventh.

The last time the Hoyas had two home runs in a game was against Lehigh on February 26. Georgetown recorded nine hits in the game, its highest hit total since a contest against Toledo on February 28.

Megan Hyson led the defensive effort for the Hoyas with 13 strikeouts in 23 at bats. The freshman pitched seven innings without walking a batter.

The Hoyas return to the Hilltop for a three-game series against BIG EAST rival DePaul (18-11, 2-1 BIG EAST) beginning with a doubleheader on Friday, April 6 at 1 p.m.


 

 

More Headlines
Georgetown Returns to South Carolina for Chanticleer... The Georgetown University softball squad returns to South Carolina this... Hoyas Drop Final Game of Gamecock Invitational The Georgetown University softball team fell in the final game of the... Georgetown Falls on Day Two of the Gamecock Invitational The Georgetown University softball team dropped a pair on the second day of... Hoyas Defeat Spartans in Tournament Opener, 4-3 The Georgetown University softball team won its first game in the Gamecock...
Shop Now
Auctions

#HoyaSaxa

widget powered by zoomph

Schedules

February 23
9:30 AM
Pittsburgh
Conway, S.C.
February 23
2:30 PM
Coastal Carolina
Conway, S.C.

Live Stats
Watch
February 24
9:30 AM
Pittsburgh
Conway, S.C.
February 24
12:00 PM
Saint Josephs
Conway, S.C.
February 25
12:00 PM
Coastal Carolina
Conway, S.C.

Live Stats
March 2
1:00 PM
Lafayette
Nats Academy
March 2
3:00 PM
Lafayette
Nats Academy
March 3
12:30 PM
Columbia
Nats Academy
March 3
3:00 PM
Howard
Nats Academy
March 4
3:00 PM
UMBC
Nats Academy
March 7
8:00 PM
Arizona State
Tempe, Ariz.
March 9
7:00 PM
Grand Canyon
Phoenix, Ariz.
March 10
12:00 PM
Iowa
Phoenix, Ariz.
March 10
6:00 PM
Minnesota
Phoenix, Ariz.
March 11
11:00 AM
Iowa
Phoenix, Ariz.
March 16
11:00 AM
Eastern Illinois
Charleston, S.C.
March 16
3:30 PM
Jacksonville State
Charleston, S.C.
March 17
11:00 AM
Jacksonville State
Charleston, S.C.
March 18
10:00 AM
Texas
Charleston, S.C.
March 24
12:00 PM
Providence
Providence, R.I.